Selling 3.0

Excerpted from the book on mindful business management, Business Black Belt. What if your customers already want to buy? Your job then, as a good salesperson, is to engineer the deal. Sales techniques we learned in the past are appalling and ineffective, yet many are still in use — let’s revisit the sales process to…

How Right is Your Price?

Excerpted from the book on mindful business management, Business Black Belt If 10% of your customers don’t complain that your price is too high, then your price is too low. ~ Anonymous Pricing is a touchy subject, but to a good sales and marketing person, it can be a useful tool rather than a subject…

Marketing…

Excerpted from the book on mindful business management, Business Black Belt Creating an environment where sales can occur. Have your customers think it’s their idea to buy your product or service. Most people fail in marketing because they’re too bashful to market full out. If you really have confidence in your product or service, if…

Keep Your Eye on Selling

Excerpted from the book on mindful business management, Business Black Belt What have you done for your customers lately? As your business picks up momentum, it also picks up problems and you get further away from your customers. If sales drop, you’re in trouble. We always see a fall-off in sales and cash flow when…

Giving & Taking Credit

Excerpted from the book on mindful business management, Business Black Belt Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits. ~ Thomas Edison, Inventor Watch a skillful billiards player… It’s easier to take credit for your skill when you’ve called your shot vs. just slamming the ball and hoping for it to fall into any…